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Nerilla

Heart
Latin

Nerilla Origin and Meaning

The name Nerilla is a girl's name of Latin origin.
A character name that makes an appearance in Shakespeare's King Lear, Nerilla has hardly been heard in modern times. But with the resurrection of many names from ancient Greece and Roman, Nerilla is one of the Latin names for girls we may be hearing again.
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Nerilla in Pop Culture

  • Used in 'Re Lear' (an Italian operatic libretto written for Verdi by Antonio Sommabased on the Shakespeare play 'King Lear')
  • Not actually in the original King Lear
  • Goneril/Nerilla was one of the king's faithless daughters
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